Federal Judge Dismisses Extracontractual Claims In Insurance Bad Faith Suit

Mealey's (February 4, 2016, 2:25 PM EST) -- SHERMAN, Texas — Without providing further detail, a federal judge in Texas on Feb. 2 denied an insurer’s motion to dismiss extracontractual claims in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit (Cathy Broxterman v. State Farm Lloyds, No. 14-661, E.D. Texas; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11824).

(Opinion available. Document #07-160208-021Z.)

In granting the motion, U.S. Judge Amos L. Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas held that “[a]fter reviewing the current complaint, the motion to dismiss, the response and the reply, the Court finds...
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